Emida Announces Partnership with APUA in Caribbean
FOOTHILL RANCH, California, May 4, 2011 (Business Wire) – Emida Technologies, a global leader in mobile prepaid solutions, recently announced a new partnership with APUA PCS, one of three cellular carriers that service Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean.
APUA has successfully served Antigua and Barbuda for 38 years and Emida is proud to partner with them. APUA PCS is well regarded as it was the first to introduce GSM technology to the English-speaking Caribbean. In addition to their Telecommunications division, which covers both landline and wireless, APUA also provides Electricity and Water services.
Martyn Fricker, Emida’s VP/General Manager of the Extended Caribbean region said “We are delighted to work with APUA. We believe this new partnership will bring great opportunity for future developments and new service for APUA and its customers.” APUA’s Telecom Manager Curtis McKay contributed “We are excited to work with Emida and anticipate using their renowned strengths in prepaid recharge and customer service to positively serve our customers.”
Emida is a leader in the global prepayment and value transfer market, operating in 36 countries throughout North, Central and South America, the extended Caribbean, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and Europe. We support a network of more than 54,000 retail points with an annual dollar payment volume in excess of $1.5B, processing more than 240 million annual payment transactions.
Our network technology enables the domestic and international distribution and value transfer of many types of prepaid products and payment services. Our strategy is to build profitable, robust distribution networks for many prepaid products in targeted operating geographies, and to introduce unique cross border value products between regions. Our payment processing platform provides robust revenue solutions for distributors, ISOs, retailers, carriers and service providers alike.